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Infinity War Will Introduce a Crowd-Pleasing New Character
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Stan Lee just has a way of getting Marvel fans excited, even after all of these years. Well into his 90s, the godfather of Marvel Comics is still regularly appearing at conventions to chat with fans and help stir up excitement for future projects, like Avengers: Infinity War. During a recent event in Iowa, he suggested that a new, major character will be appearing in the upcoming Avengers movie. So, now the question becomes, who is it?
Before we dig in and speculate a bit, the report comes from Gamezone, who sat in on the recent Q&A that Stan Lee participated in. At one point, the subject of Avengers: Infinity War came up and he talked about a new character that will be showing up in the movie, which he thinks will really please fans. Here's what Gamezone had to say about it.
"It was also hinted at that »
Ron Perlman Will Not Return in Pacific Rim 2
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Fans of Guillermo Del Toro's giant robot monster movie Pacific Rim finally have a sequel to look forward to next year, which is the good news. The bad news is, yet another cast member from the original movie has confirmed that he will not be coming back. Over the weekend, Ron Perlman confirmed that his character Hannibal Chau will not be in Pacific Rim 2.
The actor, who very regularly works with Guillermo Del Toro, recently made an appearance at Motor City Comic Con. During a panel he spoke at, the subject of his possible return in Pacific Rim 2, officially titled Pacific Rim: Uprising, came up. As reported by Dread Central, Ron Perlman reportedly said that he won't be in the movie. Here's what the report had to say about it.
"Also during the panel, Perlman confirmed that he does not reprise his role as Hannibal Chau in Pacific Rim »
Zack Snyder Exits Justice League, Joss Whedon Takes Over
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Zack Snyder has announced that he is stepping down from the upcoming Justice League movie to spend time with his family after a heartbreaking tragedy. Rumors of rewrites and reshoots have been plaguing Justice League for weeks, even after reports that the movie had yet to even start any reshoots. But in the grand scheme of things, it doesn't matter. Sometimes the truth is a bitter pill to swallow and all fun and games and speculation get thrown out the window. In a shocking move, it has been announced that Zack Snyder will hand the reigns over to Batgirl director Joss Whedon to complete Justice League as he deals with personal reasons.
Snyder and his wife sat down in his Warner Bros. office with Hollywood Reporter and told them that his daughter died by suicide in March at the age of 20. Nobody should have to go through what Snyder and family are going through, »
Resident Evil Reboot Brings in Producer James Wan
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Yesterday, we reported that German production company Constantin Film, which holds the rights to the Resident Evil franchise and produced the first seven movies, is now planning a Resident Evil reboot, which the company is hoping will span a six-movie franchise. Today we have even more details about this reboot, with iconic filmmaker James Wan coming aboard to serve as a producer. The project will also be written by Greg Russo, with this new report confirming that it will have an entirely different cast, although no one has signed on to star yet.
Deadline reports that James Wan will produce alongside Constantin Film and Michael Clear for Atomic Monster. There is no director for the project yet, but with a writer and producer now aboard, the project seems to be moving forward rather quickly, so that may change soon. However, there is no release date in place, and this reboot »
Depp and Bardem Confirmed as Invisible Man and Frankenstein's Monster
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Universal has been working on putting together a cinematic universe centered on their classic movie monsters, which will kick off this summer with director Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy. Today, the studio got serious about things, officially declaring that this rebooted series will be called "Dark Universe," as well as confirming some major players for these upcoming movies. Both Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem have been announced for the roles of The Invisible Man and Frankenstein's Monster respectively.
Universal Pictures made it official that both actors are going to be part of Dark Universe, as had been previously rumored. The studio released a photo of the actors who are currently locked down, with Tom Cruise as Nick Morton, Sofia Boutella as the Mummy, Russell Crowe as Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, as well as Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem. Sadly, none of them were all creatured up, but it isn't like »
Ringling Bros. Circus Shuts Down After an Amazing 146 Year Run
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Ringling Bros. folded up the Big Top for the final time on Sunday night. Ringling Bros. started in1884 and later merged with Barnum and Bailey in 1919 to form "The Greatest Show on Earth." The traveling circus roamed the United States for over 100 years, entertaining millions, and in later years drummed up plenty of controversy from animal rights activists. The final two shows were held at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, which is about 30 miles east of New York City where former circus workers gathered with current workers from all over the country to celebrate the end of an era.
The 146-year old tradition is actually older than American baseball and the final, sold out performances drew fans of all ages from all over the United States to see "The Greatest Show on Earth" one last time. The final performance was also streamed live on Facebook, where it »
Real-Life Jack Dawson Relative Sues James Cameron Over Titanic
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James Cameron is being sued by an ex-"yacht master" who claims that he is the inspiration for Titanic lead character Jack Dawson. What do you do to celebrate the 20th anniversary for one of the most successful movies of all time? Maybe re-watch the movie in theaters again or try and reenact some of the most famous scenes. No? How about watch Celine Dion perform "My Heart Will Go On" at the Billboard Music Awards? No again. The correct answer to that question is to sue James Cameron for stealing your life stories and demand $300 million dollars to ease your pain and suffering that the blockbuster movie caused you. I was way off.
According to TMZ, Florida's (of course it's Florida) Stephen Cummings is alleging that James Cameron's fictional love story on the sinking Titanic is in actuality a non-fiction story. Cummings is claiming that James Cameron overheard »
T.J. Miller Promises More Weasel in Deadpool 2 | Exclusive
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Comedian T.J. Miller just dropped some tantalizing news regarding next summer's hotly anticipated Deadpool 2. Miller was in New York City today after a whirlwind trip to the Cannes Film Festival. He flew back to the states to do early press for The Emoji Movie from Sony Animation. We'll have interviews posted with T.J. Miller and director Anthony Leondis closer to that film's release on July 28th.
During our interview, T.J. Miller confirmed he is reprising Weasel in Deapool 2. He emphatically states that the sequel will be even more "weaselicious".
"Marvel will cut off my hand and tongue if I tell you. But...let me just tell you that the second installment will be even more weaselicious. Let me just put it that way, to quote Pauly Shore. I'm very excited about it. That starts in August and September. I'm so excited. I know it means so much to Ryan »
What the Canceled Hellboy 3 Would Have Been About
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The Hellboy franchise is going to continue on the big screen, and that has led to a mixture of excitement and sadness among fans. The upcoming R-rated reboot will not be a continuation of the story that Guillermo Del Toro told over the course of two previous installments. Unfortunately, that Hellboy 3 will never see the light of day. But Ron Perlman, who played the character in Del Toro's movies, has finally shared some details, letting us know what Hellboy 3 would have been about.
The actor recently appeared at Motor City Comic Con and was asked about Hellboy 3 during a panel he was on. Via a report from Dread Central, it sounds like Guillermo Del Toro's third Hellboy movie would have given us some closure on his version of the character. Here's what Ron Perlman had to say about it.
"The third one was meant to be epic and conclusive »
Bride of Frankenstein Is Coming in 2019, Bill Condon Will Direct
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Universal is moving full steam ahead on their classic monster movie franchise, which they are officially calling "Dark Universe." The Mummy is set to kick off this new cinematic universe next month and we now know that the next movie to be included in this universe will be the Bride of Frankenstein remake. The studio also announced today that Oscar-winner Bill Condon will be directing the movie, which has been given a Valentine's Day release on February 14, 2019.
Universal delivered the news as part of a huge announcement about their Dark Universe, which looks like it is going to be a major priority for the studio over the next handful of years. Bill Condon had been rumored previously for the gig directing Bride of Frankenstein, but it has now been made official. Here's what the director had to say about it in a statement regarding the launch of Dark Universe.
Dark Universe Trailer Announces Universal's Rebooted Monsters Franchise
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Universal Pictures announced today that its series of films reviving the studio's classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as Dark Universe. The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be released on June 9. The announcement includes details of the enterprise relaunching Universal's iconic characters into modern cinema, as well as confirmations of superstar cast and that Academy Award winner Bill Condon will direct Bride of Frankenstein.
Dark Universe was begun by core creatives Alex Kurtzman, who also serves as director and producer of The Mummy, the inaugural film in the new classic monster series, and The Mummy producer Chris Morgan, who recently saw The Fate of the Furious, the sixth film he wrote for the Fast & Furiousest opening in history at the global box office when it opened on »
Wonder Woman Doesn't Have a Post-Credit Scene
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Warner Bros. is still in the process of building out their DC Extended Universe, with Wonder Woman up next, set to hit theaters on June 2. Post-credit scenes have become a staple of movies that are part of shared universes, so it is understandable that many fans who are gearing up to see Wonder Woman when it comes out are fully expecting to sit through the credits in hopes for a nice little stinger. But it has been confirmed by producer Charles Roven that the movie will not have an end-credits scene.
The producer, who is a key figure behind-the-scenes for the Dceu, recently spoke with the folks over at CinemaBlend. He not only confirmed that the movie will not have a post-credits sequence but explained why they don't feel the need to include one in all of their movies. Here's what he had to say.
"I'm not going to say we'd never do one. »
Angry Birds 2 Is Coming in 2019 with a New Creative Team
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Following the success of The Angry Birds Movie, which slingshot to nearly $350 million in worldwide box office and launched a global movie brand, Columbia Pictures in association with Rovio Entertainment Ltd. are once again joining forces on the next high-velocity adventure as the flightless birds and scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds Movie 2. Sony Pictures will distribute the sequel. The sequel is set to hit theaters on September 20, 2019, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the original Angry Birds game.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 will be directed by Thurop Van Orman (The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time). Van Orman recently worked at Disney and Sony Pictures Animation. The film will be co-directed by John Rice (King of the Hill, Rick and Morty), who served as lead storyboard artist on The Angry Birds Movie and directed the popular Angry Birds Hatchlings shorts.
Han Solo Set Video Teases Classic Speeder Chase
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Last week, new Han Solo spin-off set photos surfaced featuring Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo riding around in a new speeder ship, which has been speculated to be the character's mode of transport before he obtained the Millennium Falcon. Today we have a new video that shows Han Solo racing this podcar, as it's being pulled by a large truck, with another SUV being used as a camera truck. The scenes were being shot at the Fawley Power Station in Southhampton, U.K., and here's what one observer named "Steve H." had to say about what was being shot there.
"Finally made it out to Fawley. Nothing shaking but just spoke to a lady walking her dog...she saw some sort of battle filming plus they were filming some sort of 'drag race' with 'odd looking vehicles."
Making Star Wars obtained the video below from a reader, which only shows Han Solo's speeder. »
Numb Trailer Has Hayden Christensen Preparing for the Apocalypse
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The Cannes Film Festival is currently in full swing in the south of France, and one of the movies being sold to worldwide buyers at the fest is Numb, At the Edge of the End. Vmi Worldwide has debuted the first trailer for this indie thriller, as it seeks international buyers at Cannes. The film doesn't have a release date in place yet, and it doesn't seem that the film has a domestic distributor quite yet, but that may change at the festival.
The story follows Kurt Matheson (Hayden Christensen) a war veteran with Ptsd (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah (Harvey Keitel), he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter underground, training himself in an extreme way, at the cost of losing everything. He soon makes people believe he is insane. »
Spaceballs 2 Talks Are Happening Says Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks has confirmed that he is in the early stages of getting Spaceballs 2 off of the paper and into production. We've been teased more than once about the possibility of getting a sequel to one of the most legendary movie parodies of all time. Pranksters in New York City made up a bunch of fake Spaceballs 2 theatrical posters that went viral in minutes. The timing was perfect as The Force Awakens was still in theaters and the fake posters even had a brilliant title: Spaceballs 2: The Search for more Money and pictured a busted up Lord Dark Helmet head piece, much like teasers for The Force Awakes. Brooks went on to praise the posters and the title and even said that he was interested in getting the cast back together again for a possible sequel.
Why Ridley Scott Needs to Stop Making Alien Movies
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Upon first glance at the title it might seem like some "click-bait" article trying to get read. And perhaps, no matter what you read here, that is how you're going to see it. However, once you finish reading this opinion piece (and remember, this is simply my opinion), you may very well agree that Ridley Scott is no longer the man to handle the Alien franchise. Especially after watching this weekend's less than stellar Alien: Covenant.
When the first Alien movie landed in theaters in 1979, it was groundbreaking. It featured incredible special effects, a plausible look at the space program in the future, and a scene of such amazingly grotesque proportions (the alien exploding out of a crew mate's stomach), it still shocks people to this day. The film was smart, it featured a female kicking ass, and in many ways, the first Alien movie directed by Ridley Scott is still ahead of it's time. »
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Review: Johnny Depp Still Rules the Sea
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a shoulder shrug entry in the blockbuster franchise. It's an improvement over the last installment, On Stranger Tides, but suffers from a wildly uneven plot and character fatigue. The sizzle is somewhat lost because we've become so familiar with the production design and visual effects. The ghostly baddies and their carnivorous ship seems par for the course at this point. We do get the origin story of Jack Sparrow. It's a high point in the film and a reminder of why we love Johnny Depp. He goes to the well with this performance; but pulls it off in true, drunken pirate style.
Dead Men Tell No Tales begins with a boy on a mission. Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites), the son of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, is hell bent on rescuing his father from the eternal curse. He has surmised »
Uncharted Movie Gets Tom Holland as Young Nathan Drake
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In somewhat surprising news, it has been announced today that the upcoming Uncharted movie will be slightly rebooted when it hits the big screen. The main character Nathan Drake is getting 'de-aged' quite a bit from what fans of the longstanding video game know. And the character will be played by Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland.
Uncharted is coming from Sony Pictures, home of Spider-Man. And they have been so impressed with their new Peter Parker that they're giving Tom Holland two franchises instead of one. This will surely come as disappointing news to some, who have long envisioned Firefly star Nathan Fillion in the Nathan Drake role. The character was also supposed to be played by Mark Wahlberg at one point.
The Uncharted movie is being redrafted as a prequel to the game series. It will still revolve around the treasure hunting action hero at the heart of the »
War for the Planet of the Apes TV Spot Explodes with War
21 May 2017 5:10 PM, PDT
Following the final War For the Planet of the Apes trailer that was released last week, 20th Century Fox has unleashed a new TV spot with even more footage. This TV spot features another look at the iconic Caesar played by Andy Serkis, who reveals that while he didn't start this war, he certainly has plans to finish it. With just a few months left until this hits theaters in July, it remains to be seen how much more footage will be released.
20th Century Fox debuted this TV spot on their YouTube channel today, which also features a new look at the Colonel and several other characters In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, »